Issue : March 2003
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Martha Stewart, BSc (Hons), BA, RN, DN
Brendan Docherty, MSc, RN, PGCE; Martina Douglas, BSc (Hons), RN, DMS.Brendan-Clinical Manager - Cardiology and Critical Care, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust, London, and Honorary Fellow, Healthcare Research Unit, City University, London; Martina-Senior Sister, Practice Development, Coronary Care Unit/Cardiology Ward 12, Queen Elizabeth Hospital NHS Trust, London.…
Why we can't give up on smokingSubscription
Amanda Clark, RN, MA.Deputy Editor, Professional Nurse'Sick of smoking? Why not give up?' This invitation is the theme of this year's National No Smoking Day on Wednesday 12 March.
Guy Jukes, Trainee ODP.
Daniel O’Neill, BSc (Hons), RN, GIBiol, PGDip, ALS, ATNC. Staff Nurse and Student Extended Nurse Practitioner, Accident and Emergency Department, Frimley Park Hospital, Surrey This paper examines the use of the stethoscope in relation to clinical assessment within the acute sector, in particular in accident and emergency departments (A&E).
Housekeeping: redesigning a roleSubscription
Jenny Kay, BA Hons, RGN, RSCN, MBA.Director of Nursing, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford, KentThe NHS housekeeping initiative was announced as part of The NHS Plan, following extensive consultation with patients, staff and stakeholders (DoH, 2000). The aim is that by 2004 over half of all trusts will have a ward housekeeping service (NHS Estates 2001; 2002).
Christina Fairhead, RGN, RHV, NEBSM, ENB 950, ENB 970.
Eileen Mann, BSc (Hons), RN, SCM, DPSN, PGCHE.
Fran Hall, MSc Pain Management, RN.
Jacqui Fletcher, BSc (Hons), RN.